Sporadic insanity normal.
- Sep 9, 2005
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- Political Leaning
I definitely object to charter schools and/or school vouchers.i believe your premise is in error
if my community has 100 children of school age
but 20 of those children attend a private school, the cost of which is paid by their parents/guardians
then those remaining 80 students benefit
a public school expected to teach 100 is now only teaching 80, increasing the funding per capita to educate the students in public school
i am guessing that your objection is to charter schools, which schools receive a portion of the public school budget in order to operate
But I'm thinking that making all the schools public and publicly funded means that all the parents, including those 20 who would in the current system send their kids to private schools, will be pushing the community leadership to ensure those schools are good.
It puts all the political pressure on getting good schools for everyone, rather than taking the pressure the wealthier among us could bring to bear on the issue and reducing it.
Because we all know wealthier people have more political influence, currently.
I mean, if we reduce that imbalance as well it would also help, but still.